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US Announces Guantanamo Detainee Release

A prisoner from Yemen at the U.S. military prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba has been released and transferred to the West African nation of Cape Verde. The Pentagon announced the transfer of Shawqi Awad Balzuhair on Sunday, noting that a review determined that his detention was no longer necessary "to protect against a continuing significant threat to the security of the United States." A statement said the U.S. is grateful to Cape Verde " for its humanitarian gesture and...

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